Due to a sustained high demand for our services, Hawkins Environmental are looking to recruit an Air Quality Consultant to carry out air quality assessments for planning applications, based in our new offices in central Basingstoke.
Hawkins Environmental is a small multi-disciplinary urban environmental consultancy specialising in noise/vibration, daylight/sunlight and air quality/odour/dust assessments for planning applications. With a varied portfolio of returning clients, we have worked on a wide range of projects across the country. Recent projects include sports stadiums, residential developments, supermarkets, libraries, offices, care homes and even a zoo!
Successful applicants would expect their work at Hawkins Environmental to include:
- Air quality assessments for residential developments;
- Air quality impact assessments of the traffic impacts of proposed developments;
- Assessment of combustion plant (CHP, Biomass etc.);
- Odour assessments;
- Dispersion modelling;
- Dust monitoring;
- NO2 diffusion tube surveys;
- Air quality neutral assessments;
- Construction dust risk assessments;
- Report writing;
- Preparation of Environmental Statement chapters.
We are looking for an enthusiastic graduate, with either a BSc or MSc in a relevant discipline, with up to four years of relevant experience and a full UK driving licence. You must have excellent written and oral communication skills, with excellent numerical skills and be competent at using Microsoft Excel and Word. In addition, knowledge of air quality legislation and the planning and EIA process, as well as experience of air quality dispersion modelling software (ADMS or Breeze) would put applicants at a distinct advantage. Applicants showing a willingness and interest in also conducting noise and vibration assessments would also be considered favourably. This position would suit recent graduates, looking to enter the field of environmental consultancy and specifically air quality, or those in the early years of their careers.